About

Author & Poet 

writing professionally since 

September 2011 after opening

 Writer's Block Publishing

A trauma-informed publishing company specializing in assisting trauma survivors in healing wounds is often impossible to see. Providing therapeutic writing workshops geared, to help through the grieving process; self-reflection, and emotional processing. Yahmina has opened the eyes of many,  through her gifts in writing and teaching the benefits it can produce.

 

Carrying many certificates, including Prohibiting Neglect and Abuse, Social Behavioral Research, and Grief Support; she has gained experience in youth mentorship within her community. Through collaborations with non-profits such as The Salvation Ary, Newark Community Street Team and New Community Harmony House. Her connections are limitless as she networks vigorously, spreading love and acceptance to those around her.

 

“I have discovered in life that there are ways of getting anywhere you want to go, if you really want to go.”

 

and

 

“An artist must be free to choose what he does, certainly, but he must also never be afraid to do what he might choose.” 

 

By Langston Hughes

 

Who was one of many poets who inspired her as a poet, she begin to inspiring other aspiring artist to do the same. Hosting a series of spoken word events, writing workshops, and publishing "The Life We Live.” anthropology of poems, are just a few of her current achievements.

 

Currently working to completing her 1st book series "Dysfunctional Reality” officially released August 24, 2020 on the launch of Writer’s Block Cafe Virtual Grand Opening, where she held one of the 1st Virtual Book Signings of our Virtual Reality of 2020. Currently residing in Newark, NJ she plans to use her gifts of writing to assist others along their healing journeys.